Heart Trouble Can Speed Brain Decline, Study Says
Nearly 6% of people in the study had a heart attack otrdeveloped angina (chest pain). The researchers found that all the people who developed heart...
Fashion Icon Gloria Vanderbilt Dead at 95
Her son, CNN's Anderson Cooper, confirmed Vanderbilt's death in an on-air obituary Monday, USA Today reported.
Swallowing Beauty Products Sends Kids to ERs
"These products are enticing, and kids can't read,” the study’s author said, “They can't discern between what's lotion and yogurt, or what's...
Blood Pressure Med Might Help Fight Alzheimer's
Researchers don't know whether the finding related to the drug nilvadipine can translate into any benefits for patients. But future studies should...
Ragu Sauces Recalled for Possible Contamination
Mizkan America Inc. announced the recall but said there have been no reports of injuries or complaints from consumers. The company shipped the...
Maine Legalizes Assisted Suicide
Under the law, doctors can prescribe a lethal dose of a drug to terminally ill patients and it will not be legally a suicide.
FDA: Infections, 1 Death After Fecal Transplants
After reports of serious, antibiotic-resistant infections, the FDA is alerting all health care professionals who do fecal transplants about the...
When Healthy Eating Becomes a Dangerous Obsession
Though less well-known than anorexia nervosa or bulimia -- and not as well-documented -- a new study review says the eating disorder known as...
DDT Still In Lakes 50 Years After Ban
Researchers studied sediment that reflected lake conditions from about 1890 to 2016 and found peak DDT levels in the 1970s and 1980s. But the DDT...
Weedkillers in Cereals: What to Know
The EWG first tested oat-based products in August 2018 and then again in October. It did the latest round to see if there has been any shift in the...
New York Halts Religious Vaccine Exemption
Reacting to an ongoing measles outbreak, New York state has eliminated the religious exemption for not vaccinating children.
CDC: Exercise Rates Up for Urban, Rural Americans
Among adults living in rural America, 13.3% were exercising in 2008 at recommended rates, but by 2017 that number had risen to 19.6%. And in...